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    DescriptionThis book offers a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma by combining results of scientific research with information gathered from documents, from other areas of archaeology, and from art and ethnography. The authors provide a context of clinical knowledge about specific ailments and accidents by considering ancient demography, basic bone biology, funerary practise, and prehistoric medicine.


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    Title
    The Archaeology of Disease
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charlotte A. Roberts, By (author) Keith Manchester
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 890 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752457505
    ISBN 10: 0752457500
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HDW
    DC22: 616.0093
    Thema V1.0: NKX
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    many b/w pls.
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    CHARLOTTE ROBERTS is a Professor of Archaeology and director of the MSc Palaeopathology in the Department of Archaeology, at Durham University. She has authored/co-authored over 100 scientific papers, and books, including Introduction to forensic archaeology (1996), Burial archaeology: Current research, methods and developments (1989), The Past and Present of Leprosy (2002), Health and disease in Britain: From prehistory to the present day (2003), The bioarchaeology of tuberculosis: A global perspective on a reemerging disease (2003), and Human remains: A Handbook (2009). KEITH MANCHESTER is a General Practitioner in Bradford, and Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford where the human remains laboratory in the Biological Anthropology Research Centre is named after him. He has published over 50 papers on palaeopathology, co-edited The Past and Present of Leprosy (2002), and contributed significantly to debates about the recognition of, and antiquity of, leprosy and tuberculosis.